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6 Thursday Tips Tricks and Thoughts

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Interesting Finds this week for # 6 Thursday Tips Tricks and Thoughts!

Highlighting a fellow blogger!

Meghan Nicholas is the founder of

When you first start your blog with WordPress, there is so much to learn. It can be overwhelming.

Meghan lives and breathes WordPress every day, and believes that anyone, however technically-challenged, with a bit of time, a bit of patience, and a bit of kind help should be able to create a successful blog with it. 

Please support Meghan, I am, and she’s absolutely awesome and always willing to help out! This is NOT an affiliate link, it’s only a shoutout to an absolutely outstanding and wonderful blogger!

Resources Page

If you’re ever in need of a course or looking for resources, please bookmark this page and refer back to it on a regular basis, as I am adding more stuff as they become available and I am sure that you will be able to find something here that you will be able to use in your blogging journey.

Should you ever look for anything that you can not find, please email me and let me know and I will try to source it for you. Thanks and I hope this Resources page will be beneficial to you all.


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I have a financial relationship with this vendor which means we may get compensated financially or in kind, at no extra cost to you if you make a purchase through this link. Thank you in advance for your support!


Yes I have mentioned Rankmath before, but I just received an email from them and I will add it verbatim below for you to read and see for you, so please do yourself a HUGE favor and sign up for them, as it’s totally worth it.

We just released a new Rank Math update that ships various improvements for content analysis, support for auto-detecting TED, DailyMotion, and video content for Video Schema & Sitemaps & more…

Without further ado, here’s your TL;DR quick overview of why now’s never been a better time to update to the latest version of Rank Math: 

  • Various improvements to Rank Math’s Content Analysis – including transliteration to convert districts based on the site’s language to ensure tests are always as accurate & reliable as possible. 
  • Rank Math’s Automatic Video detection can now detect and add Schema for videos from a range of new sources.
  • A new developer hook to make it extremely easy for theme authors to enable breadcrumbs by default. 
  • Bulk SEO options editing now supports WordPress Tags
  • SEO Filter Options in the Media Library (when in list-view)
  • And tons more improvements! Learn more here.

Textures to add to your images

This landed in my inbox moments ago, so do check it out – some cool textures to add to your next design – and it’s FREE

Please take a moment and provide me with some feedback as I would love to make this as beneficial to you all as possible, and the only way would be if I hear from you and get your input and feedback, so please talk to me. Thank you

  • Make tomorrow more amazing than today!
  • Just believe in yourself and dream big.
  • Do not give up on your hopes. Take care always.


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2 thoughts on “6 Thursday Tips Tricks and Thoughts”

  1. Thank you for the information about Meghan Nicholas. I am always happy to support other bloggers. I will check out her site. It sounds wonderful.

    • Hi Laurie, I am so glad to hear that you find the 4T’s helpful. I am doing my best to share helpful and useful information here. Meghan is awesome and she has helped me a lot with my blog, so feel free to get in touch with her (BTW: I have no financial gain in recommending her), it just a shoutout!


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